Instagram is allegedly turning on cameras without users’ approval, according to a federal lawsuit filed against Facebook in San Francisco.
Face masks help reduce coronavirus transmission, which has prompted mandates and expert recommendations for their use where social distancing is difficult. As the world emerges from shutdowns, wearing face masks for extended periods of time in settings such as offices will increase.
The qualities that have made Jacinda Ardern New Zealand’s most popular prime minister in a century were on display as she took an earthquake in her stride during a live television interview.
While cats may seem mysterious, their behaviour can help us to understand how they are feeling. The position of a cat’s body, head, ears and tail are all telltale hints.
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German government has confirmed plans to incorporate the Stasi files into the Federal Archive.
When considering approaches to police reform, it’s important to remember that Americans still don’t report about half of major crimes.
An earthquake of a 4.2 magnitude rocked the city of San Fernando, Los Angeles, at about 4:29 am on Thursday July 30, 2020. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake’s center was 1.3 miles from Pacoima, and 1.4 miles north-east of San Fernando.
From startups to major defense contractors, there is a scramble to deny airspace to drones, to hijack drones digitally, to control drones physically and to shoot drones down. Anti-drone measures range from simple blunt force, 10-gauge shotguns, to the poetic: well-trained hawks.
The new system allows users to deliver their disposable cellphones by mail, using a free pre-paid envelope. Its destination is a recycling company called Ateliers du Bocage.
AMD stock jumped 16.5% thanks to its next-gen 7-nm Ryzen 4000 chips. Intel failed to cope and saw its stock losing 16.2% on July 24, 2020. 7-nanometer refers to the size of a single transistor, which is referred to as next-generation chips.
The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy to figure out how to fairly compensate thousands of survivors of alleged sexual abuse who accuse the Scouts of neglecting to protect them.
Ransomware attacks on universities have become common. In 2019 alone, 89 U.S. universities, colleges and school districts became victims of such attacks, followed by at least 30 in the first five months of 2020.
Mortgage rates in the United States went down below 3%, which is the lowest level in history, leading to an increase in home buying demand. According to the data released by Freddie Mac on Thursday July 16 2020, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 2.98%. A year ago, its rate was 3.81%.
On Wednesday July 15, 2020, several twitter accounts were hacked. The list includes celebrities such as Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden. In what is apparently a large-scale bitcoin scam, the accounts posted similar tweets asking for donations.
An iPhone user has sued LinkedIn on Friday July 10 2020 in San Francisco federal court for allegedly spying on Apple users. Oddly, the lawsuit was filed in the same day in which a Russian citizen was convicted of hacking LinkedIn and Dropbox in 2012.